The Independent Radio Station of the 1950s


Military training film on a New York radio station, WMCA, owned by the Nathan Straus family (1951), showing its ownership, management and activities. Good view of radio in an era when most stations were locally owned and operated.

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Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of PugetSound.Media, former broadcaster at KAMT/Tacoma, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KJUN/Puyallup, KASY/Auburn, KTAC AM/Tacoma, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix. View other articles by Jason Remington

2 thoughts on “The Independent Radio Station of the 1950s

    1. Oh, yeah, those were the good old days of radio. The Mom & Pop station era. I caught the tail end of that era, just starting to work for the major corporations in my final years in radio.

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